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Wild Bill Hickok’s Smith & Wesson no. 2 revolver for auction at Bonhams

Wild Bill Hickok’s Smith & Wesson no. 2 revolver for auction at Bonhams

. August 10, 2013

In its November 18 Antique Arms & Armor and Modern Sporting Guns Auction, Bonhams is pleased to offer a Smith & Wesson No. 2 revolver owned by Wild Bill Hickok that was on him when he was murdered by Jack McCall in Deadwood in 1876. Wild Bill Hickok (James Butler Hickok), 1837-1876, is without doubt […]

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The James A. Rose collection of netsuke and sagemono for auction at Bonhams New York

The James A. Rose collection of netsuke and sagemono for auction at Bonhams New York

. August 9, 2013

Bonhams is to offer the James A Rose collection of Netsuke and Sagemono on September 17 at the Madison Avenue salesroom. As one of America’s most dedicated and knowledgeable netsuke enthusiasts, James A Rose, MD (1931–2011) was a Member of the Board of Directors of the prominent International Netsuke Society and served for 23 years […]

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1880 $4 Stella Coiled Hair Cameo coin for auction at Bonhams Los Angeles

1880 $4 Stella Coiled Hair Cameo coin for auction at Bonhams Los Angeles

. August 7, 2013

Bonhams will auction an 1880 $4 Stella Coiled Hair Cameo coin, estimated to sell for between $1,000,000-1,500,000, in the September 23 Coins and Medals auction. The coin is one of many highlights from the Tacasyl Collection of Magnificent United States Proof Gold Coins on offer, a 27-strong selection assembled by a private collector of nearly […]

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Frankenstein Poster Realizes $262,900 At Heritage Auction

Frankenstein Poster Realizes $262,900 At Heritage Auction

. August 5, 2013

An original 1931 poster for Frankenstein set a world record as the most valuable insert movie poster ever sold at auction when it realized $262,900 at Heritage Auctions July 27-28. The sale provided a monster payday for the collector who bought the 14 by 36 inch poster as a teenager for only a few dollars […]

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Christies to auction The Collection of Professor Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A

Christies to auction The Collection of Professor Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A

. August 3, 2013

Christies is to auction The Collection of Professor Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A (1880-1964) – the celebrated collector, architect and President of the Royal Academy (1954-1956), in London on 18 and 19 September 2013. All great collections are exercises in creativity and self-expression, but rarely do they give such a vivid impression of the collector’s discerning […]

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